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General Manager – Melbourne

Organisation : EdConnect Australia

Location : Melbourne

Work Type : Part-time

Profession : CEO & Senior Management

Sector : Education & Training

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 107,000 - 112,000 (pro rata)

Application Closing Date : 23 Apr, 2019

About the Role

Working in a small, national not-for-profit organisation reporting to the CEO, a highly motivated and responsible attitude coupled with strong community engagement, networking and people management skills and a strong interest in supporting organisational growth, are essential.

Skills & Experience that will enable you to succeed in the role 

  • Proven successful management experience in, and knowledge of, the not-for-profit environment including experience in developing and implementing community programs
  • Advanced Leadership and people management skills and an ability to support staff in multiple locations using virtual office technologies   
  • Experience in business or charity management, planning and financial oversight
  • A great organiser who knows how to meet deadlines and operate within a budget    
  • Excellent communication and IT skills (written, verbal, visual) and an ability to work in a truly collaborative manner
  • Professional, energetic, optimistic, with a “can do” attitude
  • Known for building strong key stakeholder relationships and successful track record in securing funding    

You will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Managing the day-to-day operational activities of the organisation in Victoria/NSW
  • Leading, motivating and supporting a small Victorian based team to recruit and train volunteers expanding the service into more schools
  • Sourcing funding opportunities, submitting proposals and implementing new program initiatives
  • Promoting EdConnect services to the community and identified stakeholders to raise awareness and create a positive image
  • Contributing to policy formation, planning recommendations and continuous process improvement initiatives

This is a fixed term 12 month contract with possible extension. 

 Salary range $107,000 – $112,000  (pro rata) plus generous NFP salary packaging 

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : EdConnect Australia

At EdConnect Australia we change lives. We train and support a nationwide group of volunteers to provide life-changing mentoring and learning support in schools for young people who are disadvantaged or at risk of not fulfilling their educational potential.


By harnessing the wisdom and skills of older generations we enrich the learning experience of young people who are at risk of falling by the wayside in an often over-burdened school system.   We connect volunteers who want to make a difference with young people in schools who need extra help and guidance.


At EdConnect it’s our mission to unleash this potential for the greater good across Australia.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : EdConnect Position Description GM (1)

For details concerning this role, please contact

Gerri Clay

Phone : 08 9444 8646

Email : edconnect@edconnect.org.au

To Apply: 


APPLY ONLINE: www.edconnectaustralia.org.au/careers
APPLY by EMAIL: edconnect@edconnect.org.au


SUBMIT the following:



  • Covering letter which briefly addresses each of the selection criteria

  • Current CV

  • Completed 2- Page New Applicant form (on our careers page www.edconnectaustralia.org.au/careers)


Attention CEO: Email edconnect@edconnect.org.au 


Applications close COB Tuesday 23/4/2019  


*You are encouraged to contact the CEO Gerri Clay on 08 94448646 or 0407201848 to discuss the position. 


Please quote in application: General Manager – Melbourne via Pro Bono Australia.


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